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Ford Rattles the Cage with New 2023 F-150 Rattler

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2023 Ford F-150 Rattler in Iconic Silver hero shot in desert
Ford adds new F-150 Rattler to 2023 lineup
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Rattlers, get rattlin’. Ford is adding a new model to the F-150 lineup for 2023, and it should be quite a crowd-pleaser. The 2023 Ford -150 Rattler joins on as the entry-level option for off-roading, serving up standard four-wheel drive as well as some distinct personality points.

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New Rattler trim is sporty, backs it up with 4WD

Probably the biggest selling point with the Rattler is its mix of content from the popular FX4 Off-Road package. Not only are you getting standard 4WD, but the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler also offers up musts like an electronic locking rear differential, skid plates, hill descent control, and a retuned sport suspension.

2023 F-150 Rattler in Rapid Red driving in desert
For adventuring in style
Photo: Ford

With the Rattler, you also get a truck that just looks rad(ler). Ford slaps the roof of this truck because it fits in so much style thanks to features like 18-inch dark-painted wheels, blackout grille and bumpers, and a dual exhaust. The Rattler comes with unique graphics — rattlesnake-inspired, of course — and is offered in eight colors including Antimatter Blue and Rapid Red.

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler interior
Rattler will be mighty fine on the inside
Photo: Ford

On the inside, the 2022 Ford F-150 Rattler builds on its namesake with pseudo-snakeskin-style seating. Onyx upholstery with bronze stitching and accent stitching gives the truck a unique, striking style that should fly (or slither) well with customers.

How much will the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler cost?

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler in Antimatter Blue ascending an incline
It’s all uphill for the Ford F-150 in 2023
Photo: Ford

Ford will push the Rattler as the 4WD entry truck in the 2023 F-150 lineup, which should slot it between the XL and XLT. That’ll likely put its starting price somewhere in the low to mid $30,000 range before fees. Ford’s two off-road-focused F-150 trims start considerably higher. For 2022, the F-150 Tremor starts at $52,235 while the 450-horsepower Raptor tops out at $68,675.

The 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler arrives in the fall, so you can expect more details to drop sometime in the not-too-distant future.